Senior Analyst, Investment Operations

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

**We are still hiring and interviewing for this position. We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and we are fully supporting remote work throughout the end of 2020.**

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is driven by competitive, innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership. 

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

In July 2020, KKR & Co. signed a strategic transaction to acquire Global Atlantic.  The transaction is expected to close in early 2021, subject to required regulatory approvals and certain other customary closing conditions.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Investment Operations Senior Analyst will join the Global Atlantic Life and Annuity team located in Brighton, Massachusetts. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a high level of analytical aptitude.  Additionally, they must excel in a high pressure environment and be able to take-on diverse responsibilities across all activities performed within the Investment Operations team and broader organization.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Directly support Investment Team managing $75bn+ portfolio across multiple asset classes.
  • Maintain our trading platforms, Blackrock Aladdin, Wall Street Office and LMS with proper portfolio information and coordinate data with custodians.
  • Review current infrastructure and provide enhancements for risk management and analytics of the investment portfolio.
  • Work with key partners throughout external/internal business units to manage operational support of trade settlement.
  • Compile and analyze metrics for trading, exception processing and other areas of the business to identify trends and potential control opportunities.
  • Participate in company-wide projects with a diverse set of responsibilities including preparing and making presentations to senior leaders across the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience
  • Blackrock Aladdin, Wall Street Office and LMS experience a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill set
  • Eagerness to learn and self- motivated to succeed
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work in a fast paced, high pressure, and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to multi-task multiple high priority responsibilities
  • Ambition and desire to succeed by delivering quality and effective results
  • Positive attitude even when faced with difficult obstacles, issues or challenges
  • “Out of the box” thinking and a creative entrepreneurial attitude
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (VBA and Visio experience a plus)

At Global Atlantic, enjoy a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, with a focus on pay equity and flexibility. We are proud to support work/life balance with flexible work arrangements that meet individual and business needs. A casual dress code, above-average paid time off, parental and military leave, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement are just a few of the extra perks that make Global Atlantic a great place to work. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.  

In Boston we actively partner with the Cradles to Crayons, Stand Up2 Cancer, Let’s Get Ready, the Salvation Army and many other volunteer organizations in the Boston area. Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family. 

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

 

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